This Week in Golf History May 5-11

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May 7, 1870 ' Harry Vardon, the great English player, was born in Grouville, Isle of Jersey, England.
 
May 11, 1995 ' The Wilmington (Del.) News-Journal published the story which eventually led to Ben Wrights firing from CBS telecasts. He had been interviewed by reporter Valerie Helmbreck and made remarks about lesbianism and female anatomy which were considered sexist. The interview was conducted at the McDonalds LPGA Championship.
 
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